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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The British titlark, water-pipit, or sea-lark, whose two most frequent technical names are Anthus aquaticus and A. obscurus.


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  • Then, again, our three common pipits -- the tree-pipit (Anthus arboreus), the meadow-pipit (Anthus pratensis), and the rock-pipit or sea-lark (Anthus obscurus) have each occupied a distinct place in nature to which they have become specially adapted, as indicated by the different form and size of the hind toe and claw in each species.

    Darwinism (1889)


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